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Rakkasan leaders bring Christmas dinner to remote base in Khowst province

 

Written by U.S. Army Pfc. Chris McKenna 
3rd Brigade Combat Team

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division187th Infantry Regiment - Iron RakkasansKhowst Province, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Soldiers eat Christmas dinner in Bak, Afghanistan, December 25th. The food was brought to the remote location by helicopter and served to the Soldeirs by the 3rd Brigade Combat Team command team.  Flying in Christmas dinner helped to brighten holiday spirits while the Soldiers are separated from friends and family during the holidays.

The unit recently began operations in the new facility, requiring the Christmas meal to be flow from a larger installation near Khowst, Afghanistan to the remote location.

Two U.S. Army Soldiers eat Christmas dinner in Bak, Afghanistan, December 25th. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Chris McKenna)

Two U.S. Army Soldiers eat Christmas dinner in Bak, Afghanistan, December 25th. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Chris McKenna)

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U.S. Army Col. Viet Luong, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division commander, from Fort Campbell, KY, serves Christmas food to Soldiers and Airmen with 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment in Bak, Afghanistan, Dec. 25th. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Chris McKenna)

U.S. Army Col. Viet Luong, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division commander, from Fort Campbell, KY, serves Christmas food to Soldiers and Airmen with 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment in Bak, Afghanistan, Dec. 25th. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Chris McKenna)

U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Greg Patton, from Vincennes, IN, senior non-commissioned officer for 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, serves Christmas dinner to Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, in Bak, Afghanistan, Dec. 25th. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Chris McKenna)

U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Greg Patton, from Vincennes, IN, senior non-commissioned officer for 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, serves Christmas dinner to Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, in Bak, Afghanistan, Dec. 25th. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Chris McKenna)


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